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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-28-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By Larrick
Look on craigslist. I saw one a few weeks ago in...

Look on craigslist. I saw one a few weeks ago in Sacramento California. Very clean.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-28-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 291
Posted By Larrick
The E34 touring is fairly rare. One in great...

The E34 touring is fairly rare. One in great condition and only 35k miles is a real find.
My son owns a 1994 e34 touring and loves it. It runs perfectly and, as you know, is easy to work
on and...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-22-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 293
Posted By Larrick
The obvious thing that you did wrong was allowing...

The obvious thing that you did wrong was allowing the problem to continue
so long without determining the cause of the problem.
OVERHEATING is a major problem and cannot go undiagnosed.
The water...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-18-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 469
Posted By Larrick
I agree with your statement, FatherFigure. The...

I agree with your statement, FatherFigure.
The investigative methodology is not enhanced by knowing certain specifics.
I was confused by the 36 psi number sited in the Haynes Manual.
I am ...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-17-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 469
Posted By Larrick
90bmw525i…...I am curious…..did you...

90bmw525i…...I am curious…..did you resolve your problem?
Is your Haynes manuals' 36-37 psi reference to the M20 or the M50 engine?
I have never seen a reference other than 3.5 bar for...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-13-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 469
Posted By Larrick
Determining what engine is in the vehicle may be...

Determining what engine is in the vehicle may be important.
It was stated that the Haynes manual says the pressure should be 36-37 psi.
The Bentley manual calls for 43.5 psi for the M20 engine
The...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-11-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 469
Posted By Larrick
Do you have the m20 or m50 engine? the switch was...

Do you have the m20 or m50 engine? the switch was made in June 1990.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-18-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By Larrick
I am blessed, in a perverse sort of way, by...

I am blessed, in a perverse sort of way, by living (now) in Berkeley, across the bay from San Francisco.
There are plenty of junk yards with plenty of e34s.
If not for an accident, they are there...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-18-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 244
Posted By Larrick
According to...

According to http://www.pelicanparts.com/bmw/techarticles/E36-Valve-Cover/E36-Valve-Cover.htm
there should be gasket sealant used in a few locations.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-16-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By Larrick
There is a cabin air filter in the glove box. ...

There is a cabin air filter in the glove box.
It may be very dirty.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-12-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By Larrick
I am not familiar with a 540 as I have a '94...

I am not familiar with a 540 as I have a '94 525it.http://www.bmwe34.net/E34main/Trouble/Steeringplay.htm
I was checking my front end for the possibility of needing new tie rods before I got new...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-12-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 275
Posted By Larrick
Does the large black wire that crosses above the...

Does the large black wire that crosses above the tailgate on a touring model
have anything to do with the defroster wire in the glass?
It is unrelated to your troubles but related to mine.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-09-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By Larrick
I second the sentiment. I remember my first...

I second the sentiment. I remember my first pleading post in 2009. Installing a starter.
What!! I have to remove the intake manifold and the….….….….…...
I was walked...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-06-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By Larrick
I would not put the cause as low fuel pressure...

I would not put the cause as low fuel pressure unless it is very low.
My 1994 525it powers up steep hills like a Saturn Rocket and the fuel pressure is at 34psi
when specs call for 51psi.
A smell...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-05-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 606
Posted By Larrick
I must proof read more. The damn spellcheck often...

I must proof read more. The damn spellcheck often corrects with the wrong word!

Put up one window at a time to lessen the load.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-05-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 606
Posted By Larrick
He said that he normally puts the two front...

He said that he normally puts the two front windows up together and
the two back windows up together.
I told him to do now window at a time to lessen the lose.

One of the back windows has three...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-05-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 606
Posted By Larrick
http://twrite.org/shogunnew/diagnosis/centralmodul...

http://twrite.org/shogunnew/diagnosis/centralmodule.html

Thank you computer genius, it worked like a charm.
I can design and build a house from the foundation up.
Do all the plumbing and...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-04-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 606
Posted By Larrick
There is something which I will try tomorrow.

There is something which I will try tomorrow.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-04-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 606
Posted By Larrick
I have a Mac with Safari. Is Safari compatible?...

I have a Mac with Safari.
Is Safari compatible?
I may have to do something different to use the Search feature.

I had looked at the rear window antenna and defogger hoping
to discover what the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-04-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 606
Posted By Larrick
When I press the control and f at the same time...

When I press the control and f at the same time of one after the other, I
do not get a response.
What am I doing wrong.

I had actually found this on my own this morning but finding things was a...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-04-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 606
Posted By Larrick
Thanks for the continuation of my tutorial. I...

Thanks for the continuation of my tutorial.
I am beginning to understand.
I need to explore the General Module now.

How do I link to the online ETM.
I thought you had a link in this thread.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-04-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 606
Posted By Larrick
I have been using the morning to try and educate...

I have been using the morning to try and educate myself on the electronics in a car.
I have been studying circuits and relays.

The individual Power Distribution diagrams seem to be correct in...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-04-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 606
Posted By Larrick
ZombieHunter, If this is a power wire, I should...

ZombieHunter, If this is a power wire, I should get a voltage reading if I put
a voltage meter on the wire and to ground?
It is so unprotected, it is hard to believe it carries current.
I would...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-03-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 606
Posted By Larrick
Is it a ground wire?

Is it a ground wire?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-03-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 606
Posted By Larrick
The wire is black. Heavy gauge stranded copper...

The wire is black.
Heavy gauge stranded copper wire.
It runs from one side of the tail gate to the other along the hinged top.
It could be a large ground.
I doubt it carries current.
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